lauren, a producer for current tv, allows us a peek into her los feliz kitchen on a lazy saturday morning for a breakfast gathering.
lauren served LA's breakie enchiladas & a
|scramble eggs in a pan. add some salsa verde & |
cook on low. dip tortilla in the salsa & let soak
for 1 min. fill tortillas with eggs & shredded
jack cheese. roll & place in baking dish. cover
with salsa verde so its soaking in an inch of
the salsa. bake till warm & broil for the last
minute to get the cheese crisp. for sides add
pico de gallo, sour cream & green onions.
sprinkle generic paper confetti on any table to create a fun, girly ambiance
|bachelorette sophie esser of the napa valley made the ace |
hotel's ricotta hotcakes with orange syrup.
|morning punch: |
oj, vodka, seltzer, lemon,
and finely chopped fresh mint
|sangria served in a silver punch bowl|
is perfect for a day-time fest.
whip out the old silver or head to
the flea market and pick some up.
|the chandelier is made of |
christmas ornaments & mesh
ribbon hung on the old
skeleton of a run-down chandelier.
|colorful silly cupcakes with plastic figurines.|
|the point of the chandelier was to create an 'indoor' space outside. for this luncheon, i served tri-colored bell peppers stuffed with lemon & asparagus risotto , a garden salad and roasted chicken skewers.|
|a garden luncheon is an easy way to make a birthday party more festive. in honor of my birthday, i dragged tables and chairs out on to the lawn but the main focus of the setting was what i hung over head...|
|i strung together guatemalan ribbons through a wreath which hung overhead...|
|the ribbons were pinned into the lawn to create an enclosed, 'tent-like' feeling|
|and rice-paper lanterns strung on the clothes-line to create ambiance.|